Creator of “In the Heights” Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about changing his beloved musical for a film, updating the script to reflect modern issues, the crazy cameos they packed into the film and much more in this interview with CinemaBlend's Corey Chichizola.
0:00 - Intro
00:25 - What It Was Like For Lin-Manuel Miranda to Change His Musical For The Screen
02:00 - Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains Why In The Heights Added a New Story About Immigration
03:00 - How Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Parents Ended Up In In The Heights
03:43 - Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals Some In The Heights Cameos You Might Have Missed
You can see In The Heights in theaters and streaming on HBO Max on June 11.
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Corey was born and raised in New Jersey. Double majored in theater and literature during undergrad. After working in administrative theater for a year in New York, he started as the Weekend Editor at CinemaBlend. He's since been able to work himself up to reviews, phoners, and press junkets-- and is now able to appear on camera with some of his favorite actors... just not as he would have predicted as a kid.